Julie M. Birkholz was a postdoctoral researcher at CHEGG until June 2017. Her research focused on networks in higher education. She takes a social network approach in investigating networks considering inter-organizational alliances, scientific collaboration and governance arrangements. The focus is on quantitative social network analysis to systematically compare contexts, structures and outcomes through the use of big(ger) digital and Web data sources. In addition, she did research on altmetrics and the use and effects of social media by both higher education institutions and researchers. She holds a doctorate in Organization Sciences from the VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
- Social networks
- Quantitative social network analysis
- Digital and Web data
- Collaboration networks in science
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